Harris Health System

Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 18 community health centers, five same-day clinics, five school-based clinics, three multi-specialty clinic locations, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units and two full-service hospitals. 

Full time
Harris Health System Texas, USA
Job Profile A Licensed Vocational Nurse who provides patient care and education for patients in the hospital general care units (medical / surgical / pediatrics) units or ambulatory clinics under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant, physician, dentist, or podiatrist. Uses the nursing process to ensure physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs are met. Responsible for assisting in the determination of predictable healthcare needs of clients within structured healthcare settings who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes. Utilizes a systematic approach to provide individualized, goal-directed nursing care. Coordinates care between members of the healthcare team to optimize the patient/client‘s understanding of their condition and care requirements within the LVN scope of practice.
May 07, 2019
Full time
Harris Health System Texas, USA
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes. Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease. Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s  Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.   Job Profile   Will test on Microsoft Word and take a typing test of 50WPM. Heavy public speaking and able to take exceptional meeting notes. Will travel between various facilities. JOB SUMMARY:  Coordinates the medical staff meeting functions, including meeting preparation, minutes, and dissemination of information to appropriate parties/committees.
May 07, 2019
Full time
Harris Health System Texas, USA
Nurse Clinician I (NCI)‘s entry level knowledge base has been validated by successful completion of NCLEX requirements for professional nurse licensure.   Requires supervision while learning to apply knowledge and skills in the delivery of safe, general nursing care.  NCI is expected to manage basic nursing care assignments in routine, predictable situations with supervision. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred.    Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas.    Must be adequate to meet the following communication requirements: Accurately interprets and transmits clinical information in English, both verbally and in written form; and Sends and receives messages patients/families/SOs can comprehend. Special Requirements: Communication Skills:  Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing/Composing, Bilingual Preferred (Any Language)  Work Schedule:  Weekends, Holidays, Flexible and On Call PC, Medical Terms and Mathematics.   Benefits and EEOC   Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement. It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.
May 07, 2019